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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] Netconsole debugging tool for 2.6
On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 10:57:28PM +0200, Peter Osterlund wrote:
> Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> writes:
>
> > I've decided to take a stab at resurrecting Ingo's netconsole patch.
> >
> > For those who missed it the first time around (for 2.4.10), this
> > module is a "serial console over networks" which lets you catch kernel
> > messages, oopses and so on that can't be caught by syslog.

hmm, sounds somewhat familiar, could you give
the location of the patches/tools/etc ...

> > I've also added support for a third NIC (TLAN). Accepting patches for
> > other cards (only about 10 lines of code each).

hmm, which cards are (un)supported ...
(read: I'm interrested ;)

TIA,
Herbert

>
> It works fine on my computer with the patch below. The only problem is
> that it taints the kernel because of missing module license information.
>
> Netconsole support for the 8139too NIC.
>
>
> linux-petero/Documentation/networking/netlogging.txt | 1
> linux-petero/drivers/net/8139too.c | 22 +++++++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 23 insertions(+)
>
> diff -puN Documentation/networking/netlogging.txt~netconsole-8139too Documentation/networking/netlogging.txt
> --- linux/Documentation/networking/netlogging.txt~netconsole-8139too 2003-08-26 22:21:43.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-petero/Documentation/networking/netlogging.txt 2003-08-26 22:21:43.000000000 +0200
> @@ -52,3 +52,4 @@ Currently supported network drivers:
> eepro100
> tulip
> tlan
> + 8139too
> diff -puN drivers/net/8139too.c~netconsole-8139too drivers/net/8139too.c
> --- linux/drivers/net/8139too.c~netconsole-8139too 2003-08-26 22:22:06.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-petero/drivers/net/8139too.c 2003-08-26 22:26:46.000000000 +0200
> @@ -625,6 +625,7 @@ static struct net_device_stats *rtl8139_
> static void rtl8139_set_rx_mode (struct net_device *dev);
> static void __set_rx_mode (struct net_device *dev);
> static void rtl8139_hw_start (struct net_device *dev);
> +static void poll_8139 (struct net_device *dev);
>
> #ifdef USE_IO_OPS
>
> @@ -973,6 +974,9 @@ static int __devinit rtl8139_init_one (s
> dev->do_ioctl = netdev_ioctl;
> dev->tx_timeout = rtl8139_tx_timeout;
> dev->watchdog_timeo = TX_TIMEOUT;
> +#ifdef HAVE_POLL_CONTROLLER
> + dev->poll_controller = &poll_8139;
> +#endif
>
> /* note: the hardware is not capable of sg/csum/highdma, however
> * through the use of skb_copy_and_csum_dev we enable these
> @@ -2596,6 +2600,24 @@ static int rtl8139_resume (struct pci_de
>
> #endif /* CONFIG_PM */
>
> +#ifdef HAVE_POLL_CONTROLLER
> +
> +/*
> + * Polling 'interrupt' - used by things like netconsole to send skbs
> + * without having to re-enable interrupts. It's not called while
> + * the interrupt routine is executing.
> + */
> +
> +static void poll_8139 (struct net_device *dev)
> +{
> + disable_irq(dev->irq);
> + rtl8139_interrupt (dev->irq, dev, NULL);
> + enable_irq(dev->irq);
> +}
> +
> +#endif
> +
> +
>
> static struct pci_driver rtl8139_pci_driver = {
> .name = DRV_NAME,
>
> _
>
> --
> Peter Osterlund - petero2@telia.com
> http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340
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